Producing wheels for commercial, agricultural and industrial vehicles in domestic and global markets, AKO Jant will double its production through a 5 million USD investment program in its new rim lines.
AKO JANT, a leading producer of wheels for commercial, agricultural and industrial vehicles in domestic and global markets under Turkey’s national-capital industrial giant AKO Group will double its production through a 5 million USD investment program in its new rim lines.
“AKO Jant’ investments are continued despite the unpredictability around the globe dictated by the Covid – 19 Pandemic” said Factory Manager Ömer Abrekoğlu, “We are totally committed to Turkey’s production potential. We aim to prevail this period, and to reach an even stronger position through investments.”
Established in 2014, within AKO Group’s investment endeavors in automotive supply industry,
AKO Jant’s production capacity keeps growing through continuous investments. AKO JANT provides wheels for automobiles, as well as light commercial vehicles agricultural vehicles, buses and heavy duty vehicles, and vehicles used in military. Furthermore, AKO JANT develops its activities concurrently with the tyre manufacturers as well as exporting to over 40 countries around the globe.
Responding rapidly to the market expectations with its high-tech and high-quality production matched with its R&D and design capabilities, AKO Jant grasped a strong growth momentum in a short period with a positive push of collaborations with leading tyre manufacturers.
Investment for latest production technology started producing yields
AKO Jant’s factory is built on a total space of 120.000 m2 out of which 23.500 m2 are indoor area, and new wheel production lines with were set with latest automation technologies in 2018 with a 4,5 million USD investment.
Ömer Abrekoğlu emphasized that the production lines are integrated with robotic technologies in the factory, and that the company is now moving towards doubling its production capacity with a further 5 million USD investment for 2020. Abrekoğlu further said: “Our investments involve, among other improvements, a new rim production line set to be ready by 2021, coiler slitters that would omit foreign dependability, industry 4.0 compatible INPDS production monitoring system and increased production in our robotic production lines. All these investments will double AKO Jant’s production capacity by 2021”